Jason Myer receives Distinguished Service Cross

Adm. William H. McRaven, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command pins on the Distinguished Service Cross on Chief Warrant Officer Jason W. Myers, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) for his actions on March 27, 2010. Myers distinguished himself along a single lane road in the mountains of Afghanistan where his patrol was ambushed by an enemy force of approximately 75 to 100 insurgents. During this ambush Myers took command of the situation by directing movement, return fire and medical aide all while exposing himself to enemy machine guns and rocket propelled grenades.